Lithium buys Klout: a tale of fish-balls and cat-cheese

You have a company that really doesn't have a business model, it has a cool name, and panders to the vanity of the kind of people who like to promote themselves incessantly. What would you do? Sell it for a $100 million in play money, that's what.

Report: Nvidia's Tegra 4 SoC powers new Asus GameBox

Recently spotted AnTuTu benchmark results indicate that Asus may be preparing to debut a Android GameBox powered by Nvidia's next-gen Tegra 4 ARM Cortex-A15 processor.

Study: Virtual avatars may impact real-world behavior

How you represent yourself in the virtual world of video games may affect how you behave toward others in the real world, according to new research published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science.

Open source gaming with the DragonBox Pyra

The DragonBox Pyra, powered an ARM Cortex-A15 (dual-core TI OMAP 5) processor, is expected to be an open source 5-inch handheld game console. 



HP's Chromebox to hit streets this spring


Earlier this week, Asus unveiled its very first Chromebox specifically designed to run Google's web-centric operating system.

Fujitsu debuts Lifebook TH90/P convertible ultrabook



Fujitsu has debuted a hybrid ultra book designed to function as both a high-end notebook and tablet with support for support finger or digital pen input (1024 levels of pressure sensitivity).



Ballistic transport in graphene suggests new type of electronic device

Using electrons more like photons could provide the foundation for a new type of electronic device that would capitalize on the ability of graphene to carry electrons with almost no resistance even at room temperature – a property known as ballistic transport.

Satya Nadella only has to do one thing to succeed

If the new Microsoft CEO wants to truly make the $300 billion giant relevant again then he has to focus on one simple task and produce one product to cream Google, Facebook, Apple and anyone else who dares to doubt the Redmond giant.

Asus unveils $179 Chromebox



Asus has unveiled its very first Chromebox specifically designed to run Google's web-centric operating system. 



Finding the hidden zombie in your network

How do you detect a "botnet", a network of computers infected with malware -so-called zombies - that allow a third party to take control of those machines? The answer may lie in a statistical tool first published in 1966 and brought into the digital age researchers writing this month in the International Journal of Electronic Security and Digital Forensics.

Ultimate geezer pastime gets high-tech makeover

So, you go on a cruise because you are old. You can't afford much in the way of a room so, you settle for a metal box with nary a porthole. But, don't fret because now you get a big screen on one wall and it will be called a virtual balcony. You are now ready to jump and kill yourself but, you can't because you'd just run into a big TV.

Satellite hotspot will leave no stone unturned to get you WiFi

If you were planning to lose yourself in the Sahara or shipwreck on a deserted island, and you were at a loss about how to keep your fake friends updated on your status on Facebook, Iridium GO! is going to give you all the Internet you need, anywhere, anytime.

Microsoft picks insider as Super Admin for company

Satya Nadella, a 22 year veteran of the company, was picked as the CEO to replace Steve Ballmer. Nadella runs the cloud and enterprise software and services side of Microsoft's business. Could this signal the jettisoning of Bing and Xbox?

Nvidia eyes open source support for K1 graphics

Nvidia has reportedly kicked off an initiative with open source devs to support its upcoming K1 chip.

Shimano has a camera to go up against GoPro

GoPro is the wild, crazy surfer dude of the consumer electronics world that has made its founder into the most fun billionaire in billionaire-dom. Shimano is a precision engineering company that serves the divas of the cycling and fishing worlds. Now, the two worlds of these companies are about to collide as Shimano gets into the compact sports camera market.

A teenage girl injured by combustible iPhone in her pocket

A report in the Portland Press Herald says that an eighth-grade girl from Kennebunk received burns on her thigh and back and was taken to hospital for treatment, all because her iPhone caught fire in her pants pocket before her class at school.

The military gets all the best robot cars

If your worst nightmare includes driverless military machines roaming the landscape then you are either John Connor or just beginning to learn about Lockheed Martin's robotic tactical vehicles.

New Asus EEE Box has Intel's Bay Trail inside

Asus has rolled out a new mini-desktop powered by Intel's Celeron J1900 Bay Trail 2 GHz quad-core processor with a TDP of 10 watts. 



Lenovo's Windows 8 ThinkPad tablet has a $429 price tag



Lenovo recently debuted its ThinkPad 8 with 64GB of storage for $429. However, a $399 model with 32GB of storage is expected to hit the streets sometime in the near future. 



Lenovo is Google's nudge stick against Samsung

Hot on the heels of buying up IBM's PC server business, the Chinese manufacturing giant just took the loss-making smartphone manufacturing business of Google. It is these billion dollar debt and more debt transactions piled on top of loss making businesses that have stymied our desire to enter the Fortune 500.